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Volume 27 Issue 8 | July 1 - September 20, 2022

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Final print issue of Volume 27 (259th, count 'em!). You'll see us in print again mid-September. Inside: A seat at one table at April's "Mayors Lunch" TAF Awards; RCM's 6th edition "Celebration Series" of piano music -- more than ODWGs; Classical and beyond at two festivals; two lakeshore venues reborn; our summer "Green Pages" festival directory; record reviews, listening room and more. On stands Tuesday July 5 2022.

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Live or Live Streamed | July 1 to September 19, 2022 Academy Orchestra; Alain Trudel, conductor. Ancaster Memorial Arts Centre, 357 Wilson St. E., Ancaster. Visit www.brottmusic.com or call 905-525-7664. ; (sr); (st); (under 12). ● 7:30: Highlands Opera Studio. Richard Margison Masterclass #1email. Venue TBA. Visit www.brownpapertickets.com/ event5314524. . Location will be emailed to attendees closer to the event. ● 7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival. Inspirations. Karina Gauvin, soprano; TSM Festival Orchestra; Nicholas Ellis, conductor. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. Call 416-408-0208 or visit www.torontosummermusic.com. -. Friday July 29 ● 11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. Musicbarge. See Jul 22. Also at 2:30. ● 7:00: Brookside Music Festival of the Bay. Huronia Hot Strings. Calvary Baptist Church, 598 King St., Midland. Visit www.brooksidemusic.com. Free. Outdoor concert. ● 7:30: Highlands Opera Studio. Richard Margison Masterclass #2. Venue TBA. Visit www.brownpapertickets.com/event5314527. . Location will be emailed to attendees closer to the event. ● 7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival. A Literary Affair. TSM Academy Mentors. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. Call 416-408- 0208 or visit www.torontosummermusic. com. -. ● 8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. The Consul. Music by Gian Carlo Menotti. Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley St. 416-366-7723. ; (sr/st). Also Aug 3(2pm), 4(8pm), 6(8pm). ● 8:00: TD Sunfest World Music & Jazz Series. Five Alarm Funk. London Music Hall, 185 Queens Ave, London. Visit www.sunfest. on.ca. $20; $27.65(adv - online only). ● 8:00: Westben. Okan. The Barn, 6698 County Road 30, Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westbendigitalvenue.ca. $20-. ● 9:00: Stratford Summer Music. Friday Night Live at Revival House - Adrean Farrugia Trio with Jessica Lalonde. Revival House, 70 Brunswick St., Stratford. Call 519-271- 2101 or visit www.stratfordsummermusic.ca/ events. . Saturday July 30 ● 11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. Musicbarge. See Jul 22. ● 2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. The Marriage of Figaro. Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley St. 416-366-7723. ; (sr/st). Also Jul 31(2pm), Aug 3(8pm), 5(8pm). ● 2:00: Westben. Carol Welsman. The Barn, 6698 County Road 30, Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westbendigitalvenue.ca. $20-. ● 2:30: Stratford Summer Music. Musicbarge. See Jul 22. ● 3:00: Stratford Summer Music. Duo Concertante: Ecology of Being. The Avondale, 194 Avondale Ave, Stratford. Call 519-271-2101 or visit www.stratfordsummermusic.ca/ events. -. ● 7:00: Stratford Summer Music. The Sweet Hots. Stratford Perth Museum, 4275 Huron Rd., Stratford. Call 519-271-2101 or visit www. stratfordsummermusic.ca/events. . ● 7:30: Highlands Opera Studio. Richard Margison Masterclass #3. Venue TBA. Visit www.brownpapertickets.com/event5314528. . Location will be emailed to attendees closer to the event. ● 7:30: Toronto Summer Music Festival. TSM Finale. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. Call 416-408-0208 or visit www.torontosummermusic.com. -. ● 8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Hansel and Gretel. Music by Engelbert Humperdinck. Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley St. 416-366-7723. ; (sr/st). Also Aug 2(8pm), 6(2pm), 7(2pm). Sunday July 31 ● 11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. Children’s Series - Widget - Innerchamber Ensemble & Shadow Puppet Theatre. Gallery Stratford, 54 Romeo St. S., Stratford. Call 519-271-2101 or visit www.stratfordsummermusic.ca/events. -$20. ● 11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. Musicbarge. See Jul 22. ● 2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. The Marriage of Figaro. Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley St. 416-366-7723. ; (sr/st). Also Jul 30(2pm), Aug 3(8pm), 5(8pm). ● 2:00: Westben. Barbra Lica & The Toronto Chamber-Pop Orchestra. The Barn, 6698 County Road 30, Campbellford. Call 877-883-5777 or visit www.westbendigitalvenue.ca. $20-. ● 2:30: Stratford Summer Music. Musicbarge. See Jul 22. ● 3:00: Brott Music Festival. A Royal Tribute. National Academy Orchestra; Alain Trudel, conductor. Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery, 3210 Staff Ave, Jordan Station. Visit www. brottmusic.com or call 905-525-7664. 27. Food and wine included. Also 6pm. ● 3:00: Stratford Summer Music. Vocal Academy Finale. The Avondale, 194 Avondale Ave, Stratford. Call 519-271-2101 or visit www. stratfordsummermusic.ca/events. . ● 6:00: Brott Music Festival. A Royal Tribute. See Jul 31 at 3pm. Monday August 1 ● 12:15: Music Mondays. Where the Creator Rests. Andromeda Trio. Church of the Holy Trinity, 19 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 X223 or www.musicmondays.ca. PWYC ( suggested). ● 7:30: Highlands Opera Studio. Why Choose Opera? Venue TBA. www.brownpapertickets. com/event5319628. PWYC. Location will be emailed to attendees closer to the event. Tuesday August 2 ● 8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Hansel and Gretel. Music by Engelbert Humperdinck. Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley St. 416-366-7723. ; (sr/st). Also Jul 30(8pm), Aug 6(2pm), 7(2pm). ● 8:00: Toronto Concert Orchestra. La Vie en rose. Songs of Edith Piaf. Pandora Topp, vocalist; Grand Salon Orchestra. Palais Royale, 1601 Lake Shore Blvd. W. 416-871-4275 or www.tcomusic.ca. (VIP); (adults/sr); (under 30). Wednesday August 3 ● 2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. The Consul. Music by Gian Carlo Menotti. Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley St. 416-366-7723. ; (sr/st). Also Jul 29(8pm), 4(8pm), 6(8pm). ● 7:30: Brott Music Festival. The Way You Look Tonight: Frank Sinatra’s Greatest Hits. Pete Cannella, singer; Jaelem Bhate, conductor. Liuna Station, 360 James St. N., Hamilton. www.brottmusic.com or 905-525-7664. ; (sr); (st); (under 12). ● 7:30: Highlands Opera Studio. From Opera to Broadway. St. George’s Anglican Church (Haliburton), 617 Mountain St., Haliburton. www.brownpapertickets.com/event5319667. .50. ● 7:30: National Youth Orchestra of Canada. 2022 Borealis Tour. Katerina Gimon: New Work. Sascha Goetzel, conductor. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 1-888-532-4470. ● 8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. The Marriage of Figaro. Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley St. 416-366-7723. ; (sr/st). Also Jul 30(2pm), 31(2pm), Aug 5(8pm). Thursday August 4 ● 7:00: Brookside Music Festival of the Bay. Zodiac Trio. Midland Cultural Centre, 333 King St., Midland. www.brooksidemusic.com. . ● 7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer in the Garden: Waltzes, Tangos, and a Minuet. Bryan Cheng, cello. Toronto Music Garden, 479 Queens Quay W. www.harbourfrontcentre.com/series/summer-music-in-thegarden. Free. ● 7:30: Stratford Summer Music. Sounding Thunder. The Avondale, 194 Avondale Ave, Stratford. 519-271-2101 or www.stratfordsummermusic.ca/events. -. ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. 21C Music Festival Series: Gould’s Wall. Brian Current, composer/conductor; Philip Akin, director; Glenn Gould School New Music Ensemble. Atrium, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or www.rcmusic.com/performance. -. Also Aug 5, 9, 10, 12. 36 | July 1 - September 20, 2022 thewholenote.com

Concerts Lunchtime at 12:15 Mondays ● 8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. The Consul. Music by Gian Carlo Menotti. Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley St. 416-366-7723. ; (sr/st). Also Jul 29(8pm), 3(2pm), 6(8pm). Friday August 5 ● 11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. Musicbarge. See Jul 22. Also 2:30pm. ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. 21C Music Festival Series: Gould’s Wall. See Aug 4. Also Aug 9, 10, 12. ● 8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. The Marriage of Figaro. Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley St. 416-366-7723. ; (sr/st). Also Jul 30(2pm), 31(2pm), Aug 3(8pm). ● 9:00: Stratford Summer Music. Friday Night Live at Revival House - SSM All Stars - Team Canada. Revival House, 70 Brunswick St., Stratford. 519-271-2101 or www.stratfordsummermusic.ca/events. . Saturday August 6 ● 11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. Musicbarge. See Jul 22. ● 12:45: Stratford Summer Music. Dayna Manning & Her Folk Army. Bandshell, Veteran’s Drive, Stratford. 519-271-2101 or www. stratfordsummermusic.ca/events. Free. ● 2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Hansel and Gretel. Music by Engelbert Humperdinck. Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley St. 416-366-7723. ; (sr/st). Also Jul 30(8pm), Aug 2(8pm), 7(2pm). ● 2:30: Stratford Summer Music. Musicbarge. See Jul 22. ● 4:00: Stratford Summer Music. Ladom Ensemble. Bandshell, Veteran’s Drive, Stratford. 519-271-2101 or www.stratfordsummermusic.ca/events. Free. ● 7:30: Highlands Opera Studio. Pop Goes the Opera! Venue TBA. www.brownpapertickets.com/event5319669. .50. Location will be emailed to attendees closer to the event. ● 7:30: Leith Summer Festival. Music of Summertime. Paul Novotny, bass; Robi Botos, piano. Historic Leith Church, 419134 Tom Thomson Lane, Leith. www.roxytheatre.ca or 519-371-2833. . ● 8:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. The Consul. Music by Gian Carlo Menotti. Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley St. 416-366-7723. ; (sr/st). Also Jul 29(8pm), 3(2pm), 4(8pm). ● 9:00: Stratford Summer Music. Socalled with the Thalea Quartet - Yiddish Folk Songs & Live DJ. Factory 163, 163 King St., Stratford. 519-271-2101 or www.stratfordsummermusic.ca/events. . Sunday August 7 ● 11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. Children’s Concert - Ladom Ensemble. Gallery Stratford, 54 Romeo St. S., Stratford. 519- 271-2101 or www.stratfordsummermusic.ca/ events. -$20. ● 11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. Musicbarge. See Jul 22. ● 11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. Children’s Concert - Ladom Ensemble. Gallery Stratford, 54 Romeo St. S., Stratford. 519- 271-2101 or www.stratfordsummermusic.ca/ events. -$20. ● 2:00: Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Hansel and Gretel. Music by Engelbert Humperdinck. Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley St. 416-366-7723. ; (sr/st). Also Jul 30(8pm), Aug 2(8pm), 6(2pm). ● 2:30: Stratford Summer Music. Musicbarge. See Jul 22. ● 4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer in the Garden: Stretching Out. Allison Au Trio: Allison Au, alto saxophone; Dan Fortin, bass; Ernesto Cervini, drums. Toronto Music Garden, 479 Queens Quay W. www. harbourfrontcentre.com/series/summermusic-in-the-garden. Free. ● 4:30: Stratford Summer Music. Okan. Bandshell, Veteran’s Drive, Stratford. 519- 271-2101 or www.stratfordsummermusic.ca/ events. Free. Monday August 8 ● 12:15: Music Mondays. To Our Great Joy. Cardinal Consort of Viols; Daniel Cabena, countertenor. Church of the Holy Trinity, 19 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 X223 or www. musicmondays.ca. PWYC ( suggested). Tuesday August 9 ● 7:30: Highlands Opera Studio. A Night at the Operetta. Venue TBA. www.brownpapertickets.com/event5319671. .50. Location will be emailed to attendees closer to the event. ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. 21C Music Festival Series: Gould’s Wall. See Aug 4. Also Aug 10, 12. ● 8:00: Toronto Concert Orchestra. The Black Fish Project. Ton Beau Quartet. Palais Royale, 1601 Lake Shore Blvd. W. 416-871-4275 or www.tcomusic.ca. (VIP); (adults/ sr); (under 30). ● 8:30: The Rex. “Chronotape” Album Release. Original world-jazz. George Crotty, cello; Jonathan Chapman, bass; Matias Recharte, drums. 194 Queen St. W. 416-598-2475. Wednesday August 10 ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. 21C Music Festival Series: Gould’s Wall. See Aug 4. Also Aug 12. Thursday August 11 ● 7:00: Brookside Music Festival of the Bay. Ariko: An Authentic French-Canadian Kitchen Party. Calvary Baptist Church, 598 King St., Midland. www.brooksidemusic.com/. Free. Outdoor concert. ● 7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer in the Garden: To the Power of Two. VC2, cello duo. Toronto Music Garden, 479 Queens Quay W. www.harbourfrontcentre.com/series/summer-music-in-the-garden/. Free. ● 7:30: Brott Music Festival. ABBA: The Dancing Queen. Jeans ‘n Classics; Martin Mac- Donald, conductor. Liuna Station, 360 James St. N., Hamilton. www.brottmusic.com or 905-525-7664. ; (sr); (st); (under 12). ● 7:30: Highlands Opera Studio. Celebrating Diversity. St. George’s Anglican Church, 617 Mountain St., Haliburton. www.brownpapertickets.com/event5319674. .50. Friday August 12 ● 11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. Musicbarge. See Jul 22. Also 2:30pm. ● 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. 21C Music Festival Series: Gould’s Wall. See Aug 4. ● 9:00: Stratford Summer Music. Friday Night Live at Revival House - Andrea Koziolo & Brill Brennan. Revival House, 70 Brunswick St., Stratford. 519-271-2101 or www.stratfordsummermusic.ca/events. . Saturday August 13 ● 10:00am: Stratford Summer Music. Morning Walk with Flex Ensemble. Stratford Perth Museum, 4275 Huron Rd., Stratford. 519-271-2101 or www.stratfordsummermusic. ca/events. $20. ● 11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. Musicbarge. See Jul 22. Also 2:30pm. ● 5:30: Highlands Opera Studio. Music on the Bay. Mountain Lake Fairfield Bay, Mountain Lake. www.brownpapertickets.com/ event5319683. PWYC. Weather permitting. ● 7:30: Stratford Summer Music. Classical Superstars. The Avondale, 194 Avondale Ave, Stratford. 519-271-2101 or www.stratfordsummermusic.ca/events. -. Sunday August 14 ● 11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. Musicbarge. See Jul 22. Also 2:30pm. ● 11:00am: Stratford Summer Music. Children’s Concert - Chris Mckhool’s Fiddlefire. Gallery Stratford, 54 Romeo St. S., Stratford. 519-271-2101 or www.stratfordsummermusic. ca/events. -$20. ● 3:00: Stratford Summer Music. Kuné - Canada’s Global Orchestra. The Avondale, 194 Avondale Ave, Stratford. 519-271-2101 or www.stratfordsummermusic.ca/events. -. ● 4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer in the Garden: Shaped by Music. Quatuor Despax. Toronto Music Garden, 479 Queens Quay W. www.harbourfrontcentre.com/series/summer-music-in-the-garden. Free. Monday August 15 ● 12:15: Music Mondays. Nannerl. Stephanie Chua, piano; Veronique Mathieu, violin. Church of the Holy Trinity, 19 Trinity Sq. 416- 598-4521 X223 or www.musicmondays.ca. PWYC ( suggested). ● 7:30: Highlands Opera Studio. Casual Song Soirée. St. George’s Anglican Church, 617 Mountain St., Haliburton. www.brownpapertickets.com/event5319688. PWYC. Tuesday August 16 ● 8:00: Toronto Concert Orchestra. Gatsby. Alyssa DiMarco, vocalist; Grand Salon Orchestra. Palais Royale, 1601 Lake Shore Blvd. W. 416-871-4275 or www.tcomusic.ca. (VIP); (adults/sr); (under 30). Wednesday August 18 ● 7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer in the Garden: Spinning Antiquity. Turkwaz. Toronto Music Garden, 479 Queens Quay W. www/ harbourfrontcentre.com/series/summermusic-in-the-garden. Free. ● 7:30: Brott Music Festival. The Sound of Music. National Academy Orchestra; Lou Zamprogna, stage director; Daniel Warren, conductor. FirstOntario Concert Hall, 1 Summers Ln., Hamilton. www.brottmusic. com or 905-525-7664. ; (sr); (st); (under 12). ● 7:30: Highlands Opera Studio. Canadian Stories Told Through Opera. Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion, 5358 County Rd. 21, Haliburton. www.brownpapertickets.com/ event5319677. .50. Also Aug 20. Sunday August 21 ● 4:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer in the Garden: Musical Masala. Autorickshaw with Trichy Sankaran, drums. Toronto Music Garden, 479 Queens Quay W. www.harbourfrontcentre.com/series/summer-music-inthe-garden. Free. ● 7:30: Leith Summer Festival. Piano Duo Concert. Agne Radzeviciute and Dmitri Levkovich, piano duo. Historic Leith Church, 419134 Tom Thomson Lane, Leith. 519-371- 2833. . Monday August 22 ● 12:15: Music Mondays. Michael Arnowitt & Stelth Ng: A Musical Vision. Church of the Holy Trinity, 19 Trinity Sq. 416-598-4521 X223 or www.musicmondays.ca. PWYC ( suggested). Tuesday August 23 ● 8:00: Toronto Concert Orchestra. From the New World. Palais Royale, 1601 Lake Shore Blvd. W. 416-871-4275 or www.tcomusic.ca. (VIP); (adults/sr); (under 30). Thursday August 25 ● 6:30: Niagara Symphony Orchestra. Summer Under the Pavilion: Late Summer Symphony. Denis Mastromonaco, conductor. St. George’s Pavilion, 6085 Montrose Rd., Niagara Falls. www.niagarasymphony.com. ; (3 concerts); free(16 and under). Beverages and light snacks available for purchase, free on-site parking. Fully accessible seating under the pavilion Rain or Shine. ● 7:00: Harbourfront Centre. Summer in the Garden: Mirrored Glass. Taktus, marimba duo. Toronto Music Garden, 479 Queens Quay W. www.harbourfrontcentre.com/series/ summer-music-in-the-garden. Free. ● 7:30: Highlands Opera Studio. Eugene Aug. 15 - Stephanie Chua, Véronique Mathieu Aug. 22 - Michael Arnowitt, Stelth Ng Aug. 29 - Megan Chang, Emily Chiang Sept. 5 - Odin Quartet Admission: PWYC Church of the Holy Trinity www.musicmondays.ca thewholenote.com July 1 - September 20, 2022 | 37

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